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Light At The End Of The Tunnel For Portland Harbor Superfund

OPB | Nov. 18, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The Portland harbor was declared a Superfund site 15 years ago, and officials are finally close to a plan to finish cleaning up the toxic 11-mile stretch of the Willamette.

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Few Graywater Permits Issued Despite Drought

OPB | July 21, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Oregon is one of a few states that allows residential drain water to be re-used for other purposes, but very few permits have been issued.

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Oregon Faces A Continued Dry Spell In 2014

OPB | Jan. 23, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: It's been a particularly dry winter for Oregon. Businesses from agriculture to recreation are feeling the repercussions of the dry spell.